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The firebrand documentary maker is being honoured at the Toronto Film Festival on the 25th anniversary of his first film. But does he have anything to say?

The beloved actor has starred in genuine classics, but lately he has had more mediocre films than good ones. Owen Gleiberman reviews his latest, St Vincent.

A new atlas of street photography reveals shots where nothing is quite what it seems. How are today’s snappers capturing city life?

It is seen as the most commercial of the ‘big four’ fashion weeks – but New York’s first few days can yield plenty of bold and daring designs, says Susie Lau.

As Fashion Week gets under way, designer Nicole Miller shows BBC Culture the Big Apple hotspots that shaped her sartorial sensibility.

As a new book reveals the private life of Karl Lagerfeld’s cat Choupette, BBC Culture takes a look at writers, painters and musicians who loved their animals.

In our first video chat from the Toronto Film Festival, we round up the buzziest films, including an unsubtitled, dialogue-free movie about deaf criminals.

The star often projects more sarcasm than sincerity – but he gets very serious in his latest film. Critic Owen Gleiberman delivers a verdict on The Judge.

A number of famous artists have experienced synaesthesia – a union of the senses. Holly Williams explores its history and her own experience of the condition.

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